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Protect and preserve the beauty of your products

Vernis Luxor - D1P

Suede leather:

A very supple type of kid leather that has undergone a mineral tanning process. Made from the underside of the skin, it has a very soft touch. A type of coated calfskin leather with a high gloss finish.

Specifics:

Hand: very structured and long-lasting. Grain: smooth and glazed. Touch: polished.

Benefits:

Keeps its structure throughout the years. Water-resistant.

Care instructions:

Very sensitive to scratches. Avoid prolonged contact with coloured surfaces or other items made of patent leather to prevent colour migration. Keep it away from acid or greasy products, cosmetics and solvents. Clean with a soft, dry, light-coloured cloth. Dry in the shade. Store it in the protective dustbag provided when not in use.

Halley Hey

Grained leather:

A highly selected calf leather that has undergone a vegetal tanning process to preserve its natural characteristics.

Specifics:

Hand: supple and light. Grain: transparent and natural. Touch: smooth.

Benefits:

Leather ages beautifully, increased suppleness. Natural characteristics of the leather such as veins and pores are well visible.

Care instructions:

Very sensitive to scratches. Avoid prolonged exposure to air and sunlight since it may progressively darken the leather. Keep it away from acid or greasy products, cosmetics and solvents. In case of contact with water, dab gently with a soft, dry, light-coloured cloth to avoid swelling or water spots. Store it in the protective dustbag provided when not in use.

Raso/RSO

Satin:

A carefully selected thread-dyed silk fabric originally created in China during the Middle Ages.

Specifics:

Hand: extremely thin, supple and light. Satin is reinforced when used on leather goods in order to give more structure to the product. Touch: smooth and silky.

Benefits:

Luxurious fabric, delicate and sensual. Adds instant femininity to an elegant look.

Care instructions:

Avoid contact with abrasive surfaces to prevent unthreading. Keep it away from greasy products, cosmetics and any product that may lead to staining. In case of stain, gently dab with a soft cloth dampened with water. Do not use solvent in any case. Do not dry clean. Store it in the protective dustbag provided when not in use.

Vernis Luxor - D1P

Patent leather:

A type of coated calfskin leather with a high gloss finish.

Benefits:

Keeps its structure throughout the years. Water-resistant.

Care instructions:

Very sensitive to scratches. Avoid prolonged contact with coloured surfaces or other items made of patent leather to prevent colour migration. Keep it away from acid or greasy products, cosmetics and solvents. Clean with a soft, dry, light-coloured cloth. Dry in the shade. Store it in the protective dustbag provided when not in use.

Nagoya/BSS

Glossy smooth leather:

A type of calfskin leather obtained through a specific mineral tanning process and finished with aniline. The leather is covered with a thin transparent film that lends it a subtle glossy finish while preserving its natural veining.

Benefits:

Natural characteristics of the leather such as veins and pores are well visible.

Care instructions:

Extremely delicate and sensitive to scratches. In order to avoid fading, do not use shoe polish. Should the product get wet, gently dab with a soft cloth to avoid staining and bubbling. Store the items in the protective dustbag provided when not in use.

Manon/O2o

Suede leather:

A very supple type of kid leather that has undergone a mineral tanning process. Made from the underside of the skin, it has a very soft touch.

Benefits:

Ultra supple, adapts perfectly to the shape of the shoe. Warm and velvety touch.

Care instructions:

Very sensitive to water and stains. Avoid exposure to sunlight to prevent colour fading. Avoid contact with water to prevent staining. Clean with a soft-bristled brush, possibly a saddle brush. In case of superficial stains, gently rub with a crepe brush to avoid colour fading. Store the items in the protective dustbag provided when not in use.

Raso/RSO

Satin:

A carefully selected thread-dyed silk fabric originally created in China during the Middle Ages.

Benefits:

Luxurious fabric, delicate and sensual. Adds instant femininity to an elegant look.

Care instructions:

Avoid contact with abrasive surfaces to prevent unthreading. Keep it away from greasy products, cosmetics and any product that may lead to staining. Avoid contact with water and rain. In case of stain, gently dab with a soft cloth dampened with water. Do not use solvent in any case. Do not dry clean. Store it in the protective dustbag provided when not in use.

Digital printing

Full-colour digital printing on leather.
Step 1: the hide is treated to obtain the appropriate suppleness.
Step 2: the digital image is reverse-printed on a film and the film is press laminated to leather.
Step 3: the leather undergoes a standard finishing process.

Benefits:

The pattern is printed into the leather and does not wear off with time and rubbing.

Choice of leathers

Patent leather: Vernis Luxor. The patent coating is laid over the printed layer. Nappa leather: a naturally supple leather where the natural characteristics of the hide are well visible. Printing on such leather requires the highest level of expertise.

Vernis Luxor

Very sensitive to scratches. Avoid prolonged contact with coloured surfaces or other items made of patent leather to prevent colour migration. Clean with a soft cloth dampened with water or a glass cleaning product. Dry in the shade. Do not use solvent.

Nappa leather

Very sensitive to scratches. Avoid prolonged exposure to air and sunlight since it may progressively darken the leather. Should the product get wet, gently dab with a soft cloth to avoid swelling or water spots.

Product care Avoid direct exposure to sunlight to prevent light-coloured prints turning yellow.